Canadian Labour Reporter

October 18, 2021

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kilometre for all staff working within framework-for-life pro- gram, maximum 50 kilometres per month per client. Paid holidays: 9 days. Vacations with pay: 4% to start, 6% after 5 years. Overtime: Time and one-half for hours worked in excess of 264 hours in 1-month period. Time may be banked and used as time off. Medical benefits: Employer will pay 70% of premiums, em- ployee pays 30% of premiums for benefit service plan, admin- istered by CLAC Health and Welfare Trust Fund for each employee who works regular shift. Sick leave: 1% of all hours worked after 3 years of employ- ment (sick bank will renew each calendar year and will not accumulate year over year nor be paid out). Pension: Employer will con- tribute $0.30 or $0.315 or $0.32 or $0.36 or $0.45 or $0.46 (depending on employee classi- fication), employee will match contribution to CLAC Pension Plan. Bereavement leave: 3 days for death in immediate fam- ily (spouse (husband, wife, common-law partner), child (biological, adopted, foster- children, dependant to whom employee is primary caregiver or legal guardian), mother, fa- ther) plus reasonable amount of additional time off, without pay, upon request. Time off, without pay, for other family members not listed. Seniority – recall rights: 1 year to start; 2 years after 1 year of seniority. Probationary period: 3 months. Sample rates of hourly pay (current): CSW Service time 0 to 1 year: $15 1 to 3 years: $15.50 3 to 5 years: $15.75 5 to 10 years: $16 10+ years: $18 Mentor 0 to 1 year: $21.50 1 to 3 years: $22 3 to 5 years: $22.50 5+ years: $23 Night shift 0 to 3 years: $15 3+ years: $15 Editor's notes: Meetings: When employees are requested to attend individual management meetings or staff meetings outside of regular working hours, employees who attend such meetings will be paid minimum of 3 hours at appropriate rate of pay. Coaching, disciplinary meetings: Employees who attend such meetings on personal time will be paid minimum of 2 hours at regular rate of pay. Long-term employee bonus: Employees who surpass 10 years with employer will receive $500 bonus GOVERNMENT e Corporation of the City of Kingston Kingston, Ont. (990 municipal employees) and the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Local 109 Renewal agreement: Effective Jan. 1, 2021 to Dec. 31, 2023. Ratified in February 2021. Signed on Jan. 22, 2021. Wage adjustments: Effective Jan. 1, 2021: 0.75% Effective Jan. 1, 2022: 1.25% Effective Jan. 1, 2023: 1.5% Shift premium: $1.30 per hour for all hours worked on Saturday and Sunday; all hours worked Monday to Friday before 6 a.m. and after 6 p.m. (previously $1.20 per hour). $1.40 per hour for employees who in performance of duties are requested by employer to use language other than Eng- lish. Paid holidays: 12 days for full-time employees (11 if Re- membrance Day doesn't fall on regularly scheduled working day). Employees at Rideaucrest Home, with exception of office staff, receive 1 floater day in ex- change for Easter Monday. Vacations with pay: 1 working day for each month of employ- ment completed up to 10 days to start, 2 weeks after 1 year, 3 weeks after 3 years, 4 weeks after 7 years, 5 weeks after 16 years, 6 weeks after 25 years, 1 additional day each year after 25th year up to 5 additional days. Overtime: Time and one-half for all time worked beyond employee's regular scheduled hours. Double time for over- time hours on Sunday. Time and one-half for hours worked on holiday. Meal allowance: $12 for em- ployees who work at least 2 hours before or beyond normal daily shift. Medical benefits: Employer pays 100% of premiums for ex- tended health care plan. Dental: Employer pays 100% of premiums for plan equivalent to Blue Cross #9, up to $3,000 per insured person per year. Vision: Employer pays 100% of plan for up to $375 every 24 months and $125 for eye exam and $1,000 for elective laser vi- sion correction procedures, per employee and each dependant. Paramedical: Employer pays 100% of premiums for cover- age of up to $550 per year per employee and each depen- dant. 50/50 shared cost for orthodontics up to $2,000 per person. Sick leave: 7 paid days per cal- endar year with no carryover. STD: Employer pays full cost of plan after 2-day waiting period, up to 17 weeks. Employees with 4 months of service receive 1 week at 100% salary and 16 weeks at 66 2/3% of salary. Weeks at 100% salary increase with each year of service up to 17 weeks with 10 years of service. LTD: Employer provides plan providing 75% of employee's current salary up to $4,000 per month following 17 weeks of disability up to first 2 years of disability After 2 years, must be unable to perform any occupa- tion. Life insurance: Employer pays 100% of premiums for coverage of 2 times annual salary round- ed down to nearest $500. 50% reduction at age 65. Employer stops paying at age 70. Optional insurance can be purchases of $10,000 spousal and $5,000 child life insurance. Pension: OMERS plan pro- vided to employees. Bereavement leave: 5 work- ing days for death of spouse, parent, stepparent, child, stepchild, sibling, stepsibling. 3 working days for death of grandparent, grandchild, parent-in-law, child-in-law, sib- ling-in-law. 1 working day for death of grandparent-in-law. Up to 2 days may be saved for future use to attend internment or service. 1 paid day to attend funeral as pallbearer. Seniority – recall rights: 18 months. Call-in pay: Minimum 3 hours at appropriate overtime rate. Probationary period: 4 months for full-time employ- ees. 560 to 640 hours or 9 months, depending on classi- fication, for part-time employ- ees. 960 hours or 9 months for part-time bus operators. May be extended for 60 days once per employee with notice to union. Discipline: Sunset clause is 12 months for letters of discipline; 24 months for disciplinary sus- pensions. Safety shoes: $185 per year for full-time employees and $100 per year for part-time employ- ees for CSA approved boots or shoes. $110 per year to bus operators for non-skid black or brown shoes. Uniforms/clothing: Employer provides special clothing such as rubber boots, rubber suits, safety hats, rain suits and hats, gloves, lined gloves in winter. Employees in visibility-sensi- tive work who require safety T- < from pg. 1 3 COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS CANADIAN LABOUR REPORTER CANADIAN LABOUR REPORTER COLLECTIVE AGREEMENTS Canadian HR Reporter, a Key Media Canada (HR) Ltd. business 2021

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